Ugly Guitars. Post 'em! Pics please.....

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  1. Harpozep

    Harpozep V.I.P. Member

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    So I was just saying in another thread, "How 'bout an ugly guitar thread.
    I'll try and find some I have owned, but I'd like to start with the current king of Kitch,
    The Eastman Airline guitars:

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    Even Eddie plays'em, so ugly is cool:):thumb:

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    Harpozep V.I.P. Member

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    Here's one we should all know, ugly but influential like few others:

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    For sale repro at $25 grand US.

    From the site:

    " EVH® Eddie Van Halen Frankenstein™ Replica Guitar
    In stock and available now! The EVH® Frankenstein™ Replica is an extremely limited edition, painstakingly crafted work of art. From the unmistakable striped paint job to the 1971 quarter mounted near the tremolo, no detail has been missed in this ultimate replica of the guitar that shook the world of rock music.
    Includes aged Anvil Van Halen flight case, autographed EVH 8X10, personal note from EVH, signed certificate of authenticity, the "Making Of" DVD, and limited VH/EVH picks
    To learn more about the EVH® Frankenstein™ Replica Guitar, please visit evhgear.com "
     
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    My First Electric Guitar.......ugly as hell but only $50 new with amp
    I think the brand was "Knox"
    The Leopard Vest was Optional

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    *LOL* I had one very similar to that! The action was about an inch off the fretboard!
     
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    Its ugly, but I can get a huge variety of tones out of her.
     
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    That coiled cord brings it all home!
     
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    thats a beaut sounds great too u can't think of what van halen would be without that guitar.
     
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    Is that a Roland Guitar synth pickup , the Hex one? If so, you have a world of sonic possibilities and the need for a couple of amps!:thumb:
     
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    Yea, and the strings were like steel cables!
     
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    It was the "Latest thing" in 67!:)
     
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    Its the Roland GK3.
    I literary loose track of time messing around with all the sounds.

    In another guitar I have the Graphtech Ghost system. Its the best midi/piezo system I have ever used. The tracking is almost flawless. :thumb:
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    I almost forgot about this hunk of crap.



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    You can't not have the penis guitars on a thread like this!

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    ANd obvious a Les Paul on such a forum! I think Gibson wanted to induce an early heart attack to the elderly Les Paul by releasing this finish on his creation, The GECKOBURST:

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    The top one gives a whole new definition to "woody", the second one looks like it needs a penicillin shot and the Gecko Burst actually looks like it comes out on top for once in this line up.
     
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    Gecko.... I must admit I was so close to buying one, cause the shop discounted it almost down to cost since NO ONE would buy it!!!! It was so so much cheaper than all the normal coloured LPs... Its still in the store today... since 2002/3
     
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    How much are they asking for it?
     
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    I am in UK... but about 30% less then the normal LPs.
     
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    I'd buy it for that IF they threw in a new paint job:rofl:

    Nah, they should just go 50-60% off and wave good bye. It is a lost cause, so it will be a future collectible, right:confused:
    I don't think even fading will help it's looks.
     

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